Monthly Archives: January 2013

Rs 80 crore sanctioned for India’s first ever Aviation University

January 31, 2013

Mumbai: The civil aviation ministry’s dream to build the first Aviation University in the country is likely to start from next month. According to ministry officials rupees 80 crores was sanctioned last week towards construction work of the university at Fursatganj (UP) in place of the Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Academy. According to civil...

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3-month notice must for cabin crew to quit?

January 30, 2013

New Delhi: Aviation regulator Directorate-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has proposed new draft rules that will make it mandatory for cabin crew to give a minimum notice period of three months to the airlines which employ them before they (cabin crew) quit their jobs. The DGCA has proposed that if this is not done,...

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GMR Aviation Academy to commence its 2nd term of Professional Aviation Courses at RGIA

January 24, 2013

Hyderabad: GMR Group is one of the fastest growing infrastructure enterprises in the country with interests in Energy, Highways, Urban Infrastructure and Airports sectors. Expanding their ambit of operations, the GMR Group recently set its foot into the field of education, and GMR Aviation Academy (GMR AA) is one such successful initiative of the...

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Cameras to check logbook fudging by flying schools

January 10, 2013

Mumbai: In a first-of-its-kind development, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has decided to keep a virtual eye on all flying training institutes in the country to check malpractices. The DGCA has ordered flying schools to install cameras, at specified locations on their campuses, that send real-time data on the training activities to...

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